A Better Understanding of Breast Cancer Risk: How to Find the Best Options for Individual Patients

Doctors must weigh numerous factors as they seek to identify and manage patients at high breast cancer risk. In this half-hour presentation, breast surgeon Karen Goodwin, DO, breaks these tasks down, not only clarifying elements such as family and personal history but offering usable risk-assessment tools as well as guidance on when genetic testing is appropriate. She covers preventive steps ranging from lifestyle modifications to risk-reducing drugs to surgery. Bonus: a look at other hereditary genetic mutations and what they actually mean.


March 16, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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